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Aug 31, 2013 11:30am PDT
for jobs to women in obama's cabinet. is anyone surprised? a report out this week shows the obama white house has done a stunningly less impressive job of appointing women to cabinet-level posts than its most recent predecessor, the clinton administration. a "new york times" survey compared female cabinet-level appointments by the last three administrations. it found, that women currently hold about 35% of cabinet-level posts, compared with 41% during the clinton administrations and 24% during the george w. bush years. do women have a right to expect more, even much more, from president obama? without their support, he would not have been elected in the first place nor re-elected in the second. your turn. >> women have right to expect more. they did expect more seeing second term with the boys club reasserting itself is really discouraging and no where more discouraging than in larry summers' perspective leadership at the fed. larry, girls want do math summers, really? the economic crisis in this country, not to mention has complete contempt for the women who have worked under him
Aug 23, 2013 5:30pm EDT
chemical weapons again. the wait might soon be over. president obama has reportedly ordered fresh military options from the pentagon. the possible u.s. air strikes against the syrian military or setting up a no-fly zone. a former advisor for addicts a major move like that. >> i expect it will take action, whether it is the no-fly zone or surgical strikes. we will see. >> president obama is reluctant to intervene. after iraqi and afghanistan. he noted today on cnn. >> folks will call for immediate action, jumping into stuff that does not turn out well. >> the president said core u.s. interests might be at stake. u.s. forces in danger. >> we are gathering information about this event but it is very troublesome. >> the unverified video out of syria showing bloodless victims that seemingly could only have died in a chemical attack. a could make u.s. intervention more excitable at home. three polls found americans who opposed intervention switching if chemical weapons were used. for now there is no proof. the u.n. -- u.s. is demanding a u.n. inspection. there is more fighting in the neighborhoo
Aug 24, 2013 11:30am PDT
have to do a better job engaging the young male minds. >> president obama had it right, put more emphasis on science and math i think that we need to look at our curriculum. there are many things here that -- >> we may need more male teachers. >> we may need more experiments with single sex education. there's fantastic public school, all male and all female -- >> eagle academy in new york a charter school. >> the male leadership academy in dallas which is fantastic. there are lot of things we could be doing. the british, australians they're ten years ahead of us. >> what do they do differently? >> they consider it a crisis. they are worried about the boys but worried about the future of their workforce, their economy. and some expert on education said in the global economy the country that can solve the problem to the boy gap is going to be ahead in economically. they are sort of strengthening their educational system with students doing vocational and career development. they are sending out reading lists to teachers of books that little boys find irresistible. this is being don
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